Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the
seventh day from all his work which he had made.
And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had
rested from all his work which God created and made.
These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created,
in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the
field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and
there was not a man to till the ground.
But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his
nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom
he had formed.
And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the
sight, and good for food; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the
tree of knowledge of good and evil.
And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted,
and became into four heads.
The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of
Havilah, where there is gold;
And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole
land of Ethiopia.
And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east
of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and
to keep it.
And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest
But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in
the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him
an help meet for him.
And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl
of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever
Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast
of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took
one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;
And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought
her unto the man.
And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be
called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his
wife: and they shall be one flesh.
And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.